XIV Paralympic Winter Games
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Host cityMilan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Events6 sports
Opening6 March
Closing15 March
Opened by
StadiumVerona Arena / Piazza del Duomo
Winter
TBD 2030 →
Summer
2026 Winter Olympics

The 2026 Winter Paralympics (Italian: Giochi paralimpici invernali del 2026), officially known as the XIV Paralympic Winter Games, is an international winter multi-sport event for disabled athletes that is scheduled to take place in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, from 6 to 15 March 2026. The election was held on 24 June 2019 at the 134th IOC Session in Lausanne, Switzerland, home of the IOC headquarters. Milan-Cortina were elected as hosts, defeating Stockholm-Åre.[1]

This will be the third Paralympic Games hosted in Italy and will mark the 20th anniversary of the 2006 Winter Paralympics in Turin.

Sports

Six Winter Paralympic sports are expected.[2]

Venues

The venues for the Games are below.[3]

Milan Cluster

Val di Fiemme Cluster

Cortina d'Ampezzo Cluster

Verona

Marketing

Emblem

The emblem is the "Futura" emblem, announced after an online vote on 30 March 2021.[4]

Mascot(s)

To be unveiled in 2024.

Broadcasting rights

See also

References

  1. ^ "Winter Olympics: Italy's Milan-Cortina bid chosen as host for the 2026 Games". BBC News. 24 June 2019.
  2. ^ "IPC Governing Board take key decisions for future Paralympic Games".
  3. ^ "Proposed venues". architectureofthegames.net. 10 October 2018. Retrieved 26 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Milano Cortina 2026, i nuovi simboli. E' 'Futura' il logo scelto, bianco per le olimpiadi, colorato per le paralimpiadi - Sport". Agenzia ANSA (in Italian). 30 March 2021. Retrieved 30 March 2021.
Preceded byBeijing Winter Paralympics MilanCortina d'Ampezzo XIV Paralympic Winter Games (2026) Succeeded byTBD